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  • Claudia Montoya Barba
    Claudia Montoya-Barba, Principal 
    Phone: 713-845-7472

    Claudia Montoya-Barba has been selected as the new principal of Sanchez Elementary.  Mrs. Montoya brings 13 years of educational experience. She was the former principal of Pugh Elementary, where her exceptional leadership and vision contributed to the increase of student academic achievement and led the campus to their TEA's A-rating.  Her instructional leadership journey started at Pugh Elementary as a Teacher Specialist and Assistant Principal. She began her career as a Bilingual teacher at Coop Elementary School in HISD and Pyburn Elementary School in Galena Park ISD. 


    Mrs. Montoya was a participant in the Harris County Department of Education Principal Academy. She earned her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of St. Thomas and her Bachelor's in Bilingual Education from Texas State University.


    Claudia Montoya-Barba ha sido seleccionada como la nueva directora de la Primaria Sanchez. La Sra. Montoya trae 13 años de experiencia educativa. Ella fue la ex directora de Pugh Elementary, donde su excepcional liderazgo y visión contribuyeron al aumento del rendimiento académico de los estudiantes y llevaron al campus a la calificación A de TEA. Su viaje de liderazgo educativo comenzó en Pugh Elementary como maestra especialista y subdirectora. Comenzó su carrera como maestra bilingüe en la escuela primaria Coop en HISD y en la escuela primaria Pyburn en Galena Park ISD.


    La Sra. Montoya participó en la Academia Principal del Departamento de Educación del Condado de Harris. Obtuvo su Maestría en Currículo e Instrucción de la Universidad de St. Thomas y su Licenciatura en Educación Bilingüe de la Universidad Estatal de Texas 


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Wise Words

  • "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." 
  • George I. Sanchez Elementary School is dedicated to the advancement of quality education. Located in the Southeast of Houston, our school belongs to East District of Houston ISD and to the Milby High School Feeder Pattern.

    Our mission is to ensure that all students receive a rigorous, relevant and individualized education that will prepare them to compete and succeed in the 21st Century.

    Sanchez School Motto:
    "We Are What Excellence Looks Like"

    Sanchez School Colors:
    Blue and Gold

    Sanchez School Mascot:
    The Eagle

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